Nathan Blum, MD

New CAR Research Sheds Light on


Universal Screening for Autism in Toddlers

Chief, Division of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics

Dr. Blum is a developmental-behavioral pediatrician and chief of the Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He is the Principal Investigator for the Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Research Network which was formed in 2010. The goal of this Network is to conduct collaborative, interdisciplinary research in developmental and behavioral pediatrics that advances clinical practice, supports research training, and optimizes the health and functional status of children with developmental and behavioral problems and disorders, including children with autism spectrum disorders.